How To Troubleshoot Window 10 Update Error 0x80072af9?

Sometimes, the user faces Window 10 update error 0x80072af9. To fix this issue, you should check your antivirus and switch to Webroot antivirus via In this blog, you will read the method to troubleshoot Window 10 update error 0x80072af9.

Method To Troubleshoot Window 10 Update Error 0x80072af9:

1. Install Webroot Antivirus:

The user should install reliable antivirus to protect your PC from online threats. Because, sometimes antivirus interferes with your computer system and results in 0x80072af9 error. In order to fix this issue, you should disable antivirus features and then check if this fixes the issue. If you still find the issue, then you should disable your antivirus or you can completely remove your antivirus. When the issue is solved, then you should switch to Webroot antivirus via as it protects your PC but do not interferes in your System works.

2. Update your System:

If the user wants to check for new KB (Knowledge Base) update, then you should open Search Windows and then type Windows Update. Now, you should tap on Check for update. If some updates are available, then the system will install it.

3. Check Windows for Corruption:

The customer should check the files integrity with command prompt. For this, you should press Windows Key + X at the same time to open Win + X menu. After this, you should choose Command Prompt as Admin or PowerShell as Admin from the list. Now, you should enter sfc /scannow and then tap on Enter key.

Then, SFC scan will begin and it will take about 15 minutes. In case, you cannot run SFC scan, then you should use DISM scan. For this, you should start Command Prompt as administrator and then run DISM /Online /Cleanup-Image /RestoreHealth command.

DISM scan will run for 20 minutes and when the scan is finished, then checks the issue is resolved or not.

4. Clean up Junk Files:

First of all, you should open Search Windows or you can press Windows key + R at the same time. After this, you should type cleanmgr and then open tool. Now, you should select system partition (most of the time C:). Here, you should tap on Clean up System files. At last, you will view the procedure will clean junk files.

5. Uninstall Update:

In Search Windows, you should type Windows Update. Then, you should open Windows update settings. After this, you should select Update history. Now, you have to choose Uninstall updates. At this point, you should find the update related to Microsoft Office. At last, you should right-tap on it and then choose Uninstall option.

6. Turn off Tablet mode:

For this, you should open the Action Center. For this, you should tap on the Action Center icon which is on your Taskbar or you should tap on Windows Key + A key altogether. If in case, Tablet mode is enabled, then you should tap on it to disable it.

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The above method helps to fix Window 10 update error 0x80072af9. For more assistance related to Webroot, you should go to